Beginner’s luck：The concept of beginner luck is typically associated with novices who succeed in their first attempt at a game, activity, or sport but are less likely to win in the long run. （新手的好运、侥幸开局）
Newbie/ Rookie/ fresh hand/ green hand/ Novice [‘nɒvɪs] （新手、初学者）
E.G.1：Wow, he’s really picking it up fast. — Yeah. I think it’s just beginner’s luck. （DH S05E04 22:22）
E.G.2：You killed a cop once, didn’t you? — That was self-defense. I hope it wasn’t just beginner’s luck.（DH S03E06 18:52）
E.G.3：I’ve no time to learn anything. Couldn’t I just trust to beginner’s luck? （DA S03E08 54:17）
Irish mick [mɪk]：爱尔兰佬 （自嘲称呼）
Get a hang of sth：To begin having or acquire a general sense of how to do or use something or how something operates. If you get the hang of something such as a skill or activity, you begin to understand or realize how to do it. （学到、悟得做某事的要领）
Wishing well：A wishing well is a term from European folklore [‘fəʊklɔː(r) 民间传说、民俗学] to describe wells where it was thought that any spoken wish would be granted. （许愿井）
Trick shot (pl. trick shots)
- (snooker) An unconventional shot of the balls to show off or pot an otherwise impossible ball.
- (video games) a type of shot, often performed with a sniper rifle, to show off a player’s skill
Desperate Housewives S01E10 Part02
Give sb wrinkles /creeps
With Mr. Solis in jail, how are you gonna pay me.
In advance /beforehand
Impound: 扣押/没收 Confiscate: 没收
Gaby knows how to bluff:
Beginner’s luck：（新手的好运、侥幸开局、傻人有傻福 与娱乐、运动相关）
Green hand / Junior/ Newbie / Novice / Freshman / Rookie
The concept of beginner luck is typically associated with novices who succeed in their first attempt at a game, activity, or sport but are less likely to win in the long run.
benefit / Profit
in gratitude for doing sth：对某人做了某事心存感恩。
Bring sb around：让某人回心转意
Elbow someone’s way up：跻身上位
Irish mick：Hubei mick （自嘲）
Get the hang of sth：（学到、悟到某种本事或本领）
Learned the ropes of doing sth
Throwing coins into wishing wells hoping for friends.
Lucky streak: 手气、运气
Play one more hand:
A lot to handle： A big challenge
Be up to sth：
E.G.1: Owen’s is not up to the task of being a live-stream.
E.G.2: Bree and Rex were up to no good.
Breach of trust: 违背（她对我的）信任
It makes Lynette feels she has an ulterior motive, she’s doing sth unseemly.
Trust is overrated.
How’re things with sb and someone.
Fluid：the situation likely to change, not fixed or stable. (不明朗、不稳固)
I have faith: 介词短语/从句
Out / out of wrack / Broken / not functioning properly/smoothly /malfuction
Tear my clothes off:
Julie is playing dumb:
Later that day, while Claire was out getting the boys wired on ice-cream, Lynette did some wiring on her own.
Wire: tie sb up /stay tune. Keep them around. Not letting sb out of one’s sight.
She’s making the rationalization.
Lecture：上政治课 Spare sb the lecture.
Feel like to do sth：
S & M:
Two crazy kids：Bree and Himself （暗喻）
Work sth out：
Romantic at heart: 形容词词组作名词用
Even if I could find a way to deal with Bree’s whole obsessive-compulsive thing. It’s not the only problem of our marriage. As you know, I have certain needs.
This is one of the critical factors which resulted in their marriage disintegration. (Perverted hobby)
Love or passion, that’s an awful choice to make.
Quiet desperation /noisy fulfillment.